Retail Store Managers earn the highest median pay at about $16.82 per hour, followed by Assistant Store Managers ($11.94), Retail Store Assistant Managers (around $11.24), and Retail Managers ($9.75). Sales Associates make an average approximately $7.74, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($15.50 per hour) can be spotted in Long Beach, Calif.; Houston, Texas (approximately $13.02), Atlanta, Ga. ($12.30), and Dallas, Texas ($11.08) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $7.46) is Mebane, N.C. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of around $12.86 per hour) in California.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at GameStop Corp. for between five and 10 years earn about $11.38 per hour on average. The largest slice of the GameStop Corp. workforce (63 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $11.18 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $10.74 per hour. GameStop Corp. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in approximately $10.64 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Team Leadership; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $11.91 per hour. A garden variety skill at GameStop Corp. is Customer Service; a strong majority of GameStop Corp.'s people use it regularly. Other top skills include Retail, Sales, and People Management.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about one-half of workers receiving paid vacation and more than two-fifths of workers receiving sick leave. Just under a third of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a majority of respondents, and a little more than half of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. GameStop Corp. folks also make good use of a casual working environment, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and company store discount.